Food: Connecting People

February 25, 2015 / 0 comments
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Traditions of hosting people and making the table for them can say a lot about the people, their traditions and habits. You probably remember about one of the national Armenian dishes Khash. It is said that khash can only be cooked by men, who spend the entire night cooking, and can be eaten only in the early…

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Mushurba statue in Gyumri

The goblet with a strange sound 

June 19, 2014 / 0 comments
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Every old nation has some interesting attributes that are not used anymore, but are still famous because they represent a part of the traditions and customs of the country formed by the ancestors of the people living in it. One of these interesting attributes can be found in the town of Gyumri in Shirak province…

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Armenian eternity sign

Arevakhach: Armenian Eternity Sign

June 1, 2014 / 0 comments
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What characterizes the Armenian monasteries, temples and churches, ancient tombs and cross-stones are the symbols that can be found on them. These symbols come from old times and change according to the epoch in which the church was built, or the tomb was set. Among these symbols there is one, which dates back to 5th century…

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Cave city Vardzia

Cave City Vardzia

January 21, 2014 / 0 comments
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One of the must see destinations in Georgia is Vardzia. Truly spectacular and breathtaking place! Built nearly 10 centuries ago, this cave city is a beloved place not only for tourists but also for local people. Once the complex was used mainly for protecting the area against the enemies. Later, Queen Tamar, the first woman to rule Georgia,…

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Wine Georgia

Wine Tours in Georgia

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  Wine tours in Georgia present a unique section of the tourism industry, which can be found only in several corners in the world. It’s like visiting a museum, though you are learning new things not only about ancient things and belongings, but also about wine. In addition, you have the chance of tasting it….

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Streets of Tbilisi

Public Transport in Tbilisi

December 9, 2013 / 0 comments
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If you are a tourist in Tbilisi, public transport may seem to you quite sophisticated and not optimal, but we are here to travel with you in the city and to make clear as much as possible how to deal with transport in the spontaneous city like Tbilisi. Photo by Hasmik Soghomonyan You remember, what…

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Wine bottles

Armenian Wine Festival

November 11, 2013 / 0 comments
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Can you imagine autumn sun shining through colorful leaves, gentle wind blowing and authentic scene of racy village people selling their home-made wines along the streets in countryside?   You don’t have to imagine that, but just travel to Armenia and enjoy Armenian Wine Festival! Forget about French, Italian and other famous wines, as during Armenian…

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Museum of Ethnography Georgia

Time Travel at Museum of Georgian Ethnography

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Have you been to a museum which occupies 50 hectares? If yes, please share info in the comments, if not, then read our post and see you soon in Tbilisi! Have you ever wondered how people lived a century ago, what tools and houseware they used/invented/ in their daily life? If you are in Tbilisi, the…

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Cascade Complex in Yerevan

Add a bit culture to your trip

November 6, 2013 / 0 comments
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There are people who are rather for a cup of coffee or beer than going to boring museum tours, gazing at pictures on the walls and nodding head to museum guides talks. BUT…we have chosen museums that will entertain you rather than bore. So, go ahead, read a short guidance and hope you enjoy museum…

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Tbilisi Street View

In Tbilisi do as locals do!

November 4, 2013 / 0 comments
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If you are a tourist in Georgia, here are some tips to help you avoid culture, particularly street shock in Tbilisi. Crossing the streets Green light for pedestrian do not always mean you can easily cross the street in Georgia, especially when it coincidences with green light for cars turning from the crossroads from right…

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Tbilisoba food

Tbilisoba – annual holiday of food, love, Georgian wine and culture!

October 8, 2013 / 0 comments
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If you are lucky enough to visit Tbilisi in October, especially during the first weekend of the month, then you will experience the festive holiday full of very tasty food, good wine, national dances and performances. This is Tbilisoba! Formally, it is an annual October festival, celebrating the diversity and history of Tbilisi city. Informally,…

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happy youth

Big-hearted people in a small country!

October 3, 2013 / 0 comments
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We provide some guidance on how to avoid shock and surprise, in Armenia, and not only here as some things are common throughout all Caucasus. You will laugh a lot but this info will help to overcome some things related to cultural shock in Caucasus. All traditions that seem so weird for a guest are…

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